Red Deer conducted a multi-facility retrofit in 2014, which included five community recreation centres and arenas. With annual cost savings expected to be $54,098, the project will pay itself back in only 3 years. The retrofit will also save the City 2,482 GJ of energy and 279 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually.
3Simple Payback Period
16665kWh/yearElectrical Energy Savings
25GJ/yearNatural Gas Energy Savings
The Vulcan Curling Club retrofit was completed in 2014, with energy saving upgrades made to the building’s interior lighting and envelope. The lighting retrofit included the conversion of 4-lamp T12 fluorescent tubes to 3-lamp T8s, 2-lamp T12s to T5s, 15W incandescent exit sign lighting to 1.4W LED bulbs, and 60-75W incandescents to 13W CFL and 6W LED bulbs. In addition, weatherstripping and sealing along exterior doors and windows was replaced. The project is expected to achieve annual savings of $3,180, 85 GJ of energy, and 12 tonnes of emissions.
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